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jockocracy

jockocracy  n.— «Could you explain in a little more depth what it means…this concept of jockocracy? Vic: Howard Cosell coined and popularized the term. He used it to refer to a mass migration of players from the playing field to the...

viewser

viewser n. a viewer and user of digital or online media that combine interactivity with traditional broadcast entertainment. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

auroral chorus

auroral chorus n. chirps, whistles, and quasi-musical sounds created by the electromagnetic effects of auroras in very low broadcast frequencies. Editorial Note: A similar phenomenon is the dawn chorus. Examples of the both can be heard here...

open the kimono

open the kimono  v. phr.— «In this situation it’s essential for ABC to inform readers as to the disciplinary action taken. Was the offending reporter fired? Suspended? Given a stern talking to? Was a note put in their file? Maybe. ABC...

va-jay-jay

va-jay-jay n. the vagina. Also vajayjay. Editorial Note: This term has lately been popularized by an episode of the American television hospital drama Grey’s Anatomy, broadcast Feb. 12, 2006. Thanks to Mark Peters for the tip-off. (source: Double...

muffin top

muffin top n. rolls of flesh bulging over a waistband. Editorial Note: This term was nominated as one of the words of the year, voted on by the American Dialect Society January 6, 2006. It did not win. This term may have first been popularized by...

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